Annotated List of the Lycaena Fabr. (Lycaenidae, Lepidoptera). Cent. ent.
Stud., Misc. Pap. 135: 1-8. This article deals with the list of the current specific and subspecific names of the genus Lycaena Fabr., in the subfamily Lycaeninae Leach of the family Lycaenidae Leach. Totally 73 species are listed and a new classification of the subgenera within the genus is proposed. Three replacement names of the subspecies due to the homonymy are proposed: Lycaena (Alciphronia) alciphron ssp. peride (nom. nov.) for rubidus Korshunov,1995 nec Behr,1866 inhabiting in Russia and Mongolia; Lycaena (Chalceria) heteronea ssp. austin (nom. nov.) for rutila Austin,1998 nec Werneburg,1864; Lycaena (s.str.) phlaeas ssp. shields (nom. nov.) for alpestris Emmel & Pratt,1998 nec Freyer,1851 inhabiting in U.S.A. (California).